Canadian History Dictionary Index : Lord Elgin Era Signs Annexation Manifesto 81 Bib : Morgan Cel
Can.; Weir, Sixty Years in Canada.
Isbister Alexander K
(1820-1883). Born in the territories of the
Hudson's Bay Compa...
Clark Sir William Mortimer 1836- Born In Aberdeen Scotland
Educated at Marischal College, Aberdeen; studied law at the Uni...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Montagnais chief, sent on embassy to ...
In Northern British Columbia. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) ...
Selwyn Alfred Richard Cecil 1824-1902 In 1845 Appointed Assistant
geologist in the Geological Survey of Great Britain; and direct...
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) At meeting of Constitutional Commit...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Massacre of, by Americans after c...
(Lord Dorchester era) British frigate, arrival of, 137.
Russian Convention 1825
(Sir James Douglas era) Its provisions, 118-119.
(Lord Dorchester era) Montreal merchant, treasonable proceeding...
Riviere Aux Raisins
(John Graves Simcoe era) Boundary of territory dependent on Det...
Levis Heights Of
Opposite Quebec. =Index=: (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Skirmishing on...
Meulles Chevalier Jacques De
Intendant of New France, 1682-1686. The
son of Francois Meulle...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Fanaticism of, 86.
Buchanan Isaac 1810-1883 Born In Scotland In 1833 Emigrated To
Canada and entered into business life. Strongly opposed the Reb...
Irving Paulus Aemilius 1714-1796 Served Under Wolfe At Quebec
administered government of Canada, 1765; appointed lieutenant-g...
See Champlain, Lake.
Normanby Constantine Henry Phipps Marquis Of 1797-1863 Entered
Parliament, 1818; appointed governor of Jamaica, 1832; entered ...
(Joseph Howe era) Member of Uniacke government, Nova Scotia, 11...
Charlevoix Pierre-francois-xavier De 1682-1761 First Came To
Canada in 1705, as an instructor in the Jesuits' College at Quebec.
Returned to France in 1709. It was at this time that he gathered the
material for his Histoire et Description Generale de la
Nouvelle-France. Again visited Canada in 1720 by order of the French
government to report as to the best route for an overland expedition in
search of the Western Sea. In the course of this journey visited the
mission and posts of what was then the extreme western frontier of New
France, returning to France in 1723, by way of Mobile. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) On
the character of the Canadian population, 117; on the character of
Frontenac, 144, 145. (Count Frontenac era) On bravery of Canadians and indifferent conduct
of French troops, 212; on Lachine massacre, 224, 227; on old age of
Francois Hertel, 235; his account of "flag" incident in siege of Quebec,
295; on character and conduct of Frontenac, 333-336. (Samuel de Champlain era) His opinion of
Lescarbot, 37; his description of the French settlements in Canada, 243;
his eulogy of Champlain, 276, 277. =Bib.=: Besides his Histoire du
Paraguay and Histoire de l'Isle Espagnole ou de S. Dominique,
Charlevoix was the author of La Vie de la Mere Marie de l'Incarnation
and of the first general history of Canada, Histoire et Description
Generale de la Nouvelle-France. His Voyage dans l'Amerique
Septentrionale was translated into English in 1756. Dr. J. G. Shea's
translation of the History was published at New York in 6 vols.,
1866-1872; and reprinted by F. P. Harper, New York, in 6 vols. An
abridged translation of Charlevoix's Journal is found in vol. 3 of
French Hist. Coll. of Louisiana. For biog., see J. E. Roy, Essai
sur Charlevoix (R. S. C., 1907).